The Balloons are back! Jerrod Carmichael is scheduled to host the 2023 Golden Globe Awards.
“His comedic talents have entertained and thrilled audiences while providing thought-provoking moments that are so important in the times we live in. Jerrod is the special kind of talent this show requires to kick off awards season,” said the president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. helen hoehne said de Carmichael, 35, in a statement on Thursday, December 8.
executive producer of the balloons jesse collins added: “Jerrod is a phenomenal talent with a fresh perspective and excellent comedic flair. We are all delighted that he is hosting this year’s show.”
the Show Carmichael The star’s hosting concert marks the awards show’s return to television after its cancellation in January amid criticism of the lack of racial diversity at the HFPA.
“We continue to believe that the HFPA is committed to meaningful reform,” NBC said in a statement at the time. “However, a change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we strongly believe the HFPA needs time to get it right. As such, NBC will not broadcast the 2022 Golden Globes. Assuming the organization executes on its plan, we are hopeful that we will be in a position to broadcast the show in January 2023.”
The winners of the 2022 Golden Globes were announced in a private, untelevised ceremony in January. The HFPA announced its plan to make a change in May.
“Because we understand the urgency and issue of transparency, we will continually update members and the public as we make progress in making our organization more inclusive and diverse,” the organization’s statement read. “We understand that the hard work starts now and we remain dedicated to becoming a better organization and an example of diversity, transparency and responsibility in the industry.”
The announcement described the HFPA’s commitment to increase membership by 50 percent over the next 18 months “with a specific focus on recruiting black members” and establishing a committee of “racially and ethnically diverse members who will advise the Board and oversee critical organizational reform. ”
For some stars, the reform plan was too little too late.
“Now is the time to step up and correct the mistakes of the past,” brand ruffalo he wrote via Twitter at the time in response to the statement. “Honestly, as a recent Golden Globe winner, I can’t be proud or happy to receive this award. …You must do better.”
Scarlett Johanssonfor his part, he said entertainment weekly that “sexist questions and comments” from HFPA members “bordering on sexual harassment” led her to refuse to participate in the event.
“The HFPA is an organization that was legitimized by people like harvey weinstein to build momentum for Academy recognition and the industry did the same,” he told the outlet at the time. “Unless there is fundamental reform needed within the organization, I think it is time we take a step back from the HFPA and focus on the importance and strength of unity within our unions and the industry as a whole.” .
The nominees for this year’s Golden Globes will be announced on Monday, December 12. Lopez vs. Lopez stars and real life father-daughter duo Jorge Lopez Y maya lopez will present the nominees live at the This day show at 8:35 am ET.
The 80th Golden Globe Awards will air on NBC on Tuesday, January 10.